About Iconergy

>>> Iconergy is a company comprising experienced energy engineering and design build professionals who have come together through their shared commitment to excellence in program and project management—not just technical skills and delivery. Too often energy engineering and design/build firms (and the individuals that work for them), believe that having the right technical answer is enough. It's not. Iconergy is founded on the principle that how customers are treated and cared for is just as important as the BTUs being calculated correctly or that projects are delivered on time and on budget.

Contact Iconergy today to experience this philosophy first hand.

Doug Hargrave, GGA, CEM - President
Doug’s energy management and sustainability work began in the mid-1990s as a junior engineer working with pioneers of the industry. Through his work on public policy, government and utility programs, as well as individual projects, Doug has experience in all facets of energy management and sustainability as it applies to the commercial and industrial sectors.
At Iconergy, Doug shapes programs and projects by developing and refining our clients’ goals, and then guiding Iconergy’s overall performance in meeting or exceeding those goals. In addition, Doug directly manages select programs and projects, including government (federal, state, local) and utility energy efficiency programs, diversified energy management programs and projects for large commercial and industrial entities, and performance contracts. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis as well as a variety of industry certifications in energy management, sustainability, and process efficiency.


Carl Hurst, P.E. - Director, Business Development

Carl brings extensive experience in developing and implementing sustainable and efficient operational improvement projects for public and private sector customers. Throughout his career, he and his teams have been responsible for energy efficiency, renewables, and performance contracting projects totaling over $500M. At Iconergy, Carl focuses on business development, primarily through shaping performance contracting, renewables, and design-build projects. Carl has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Colorado. He is a past Co-Chair of the Colorado Energy Services Coalition. Carl’s 30+ years of experience working with customers in the energy industry in Colorado and nationally help to ensure that we exceed our clients’ expectations on every project.


Erik Jeannette, P.E., CCP - Director of Engineering

Erik has more than 20 years of experience in the energy efficiency industry. He holds both Bachelor and Master’s degrees in building systems engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to practicing as a building commissioning and energy efficiency consultant he successfully engineered and programmed building automation solutions.
As Iconergy’s Director of Engineering Erik leads Iconergy’s engineering teams and provides management and technical expertise on a variety of projects, including retro-commissioning, monitoring based commissioning, controls design, energy modeling and M&V projects. Throughout his career he has made energy efficiency and facility operations the focus of his work, and he enjoys working on projects that push the envelope of energy efficiency and control strategies. Erik is an established industry leader and controls design engineer who has served many K-12, university, hospital, federal, and Fortune 500 industrial and commercial clients.


Pete Salmon, EIT, CxA, BCxP, LEED AP - Commissioning Team Lead

Pete combines his technical expertise with a proactive communication style to provide his clients with best-in-class service. Pete has over a decade experience in commissioning new and existing buildings for a wide range of industries, including K-12, laboratories, higher education local and state government, and healthcare. His clients appreciate his reliability, responsiveness, and commitment to advancing their mission-critical agendas. He is able to integrate with complex project teams and serve as a facilitator to ensure high performance for buildings at the time of project completion. He provides hands-on support to align the diverse priorities of owners, engineers, design teams, occupants, and contractors and he sets expectations with clients and teams early in the project and regularly discusses any changes needed as construction progresses. Pete has an established reputation for excellence and for earning repeat business with many clients. Pete has a Masters in Building Science from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Science and Technology from James Madison University.


Paul Scharfenberger, Chief Finance Officer / Chief Operations Officer 

Paul combines a unique and extensive background in traditional finance, operations management, and energy management and sustainability that spans more than 15 years. Paul began his career in investment banking on Wall Street before consciously transitioning to the energy field. Since joining the energy field, Paul has developed several public-private-partnerships aimed at addressing finance gaps in Colorado’s energy economy that have deployed >$100M towards energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Most notably, Paul was the lead author on multiple pieces of legislation that enabled Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) in Colorado and he Chaired the Board of Directors that created and launched the highly successful Colorado C-PACE program. As Iconergy’s CFO/COO, Paul utilizes his full suite of professional experiences and skills to manage and oversee Iconergy’s financial and operational performance. He also evaluates innovative project finance structures that will provide Iconergy and its clients with a competitive advantage when it comes to structuring and completing energy management and design build projects.

Our Team
>>> Iconergy has an experienced team of engineers, construction managers and professionals who average more than 15 years of experience each.  All of our team members share a commitment to technical expertise and unparalleled customer service.